A truck reportedly operated by the French petroleum company TOTAL has instantly hit and killed a 40-year-oldman along the Ganta-Saclepea highway in district#8, Nimba County.
An eyewitness narrated the late Thomaston P. WongoFlomo was killed instantly while on his way from Flumpa Town toward Blohn Town thru the Ganta-Saclepea route.According to report, three trucks were transporting goods from Ganta to Saclepea in Nimba, while the deceased along with two of his susu (local saving club) members were traveling from Flumpa to Blohn when he met his untimely death.
The truck with plate number BP 1567 was in the center of three trucks when it allegedly overtook the first truck and instantly killed 40-yearold Thomaston P. WongoFlomo. The deceased, who was the president of a weekly credit club in Blohn Town, had gone to call his officials when he was allegedly killed in the accident.
Police in Ganta along with Nimba County district# 8 Representative swiftly moved on the scene and calm aggrieved motorcyclists, who were about to go on rampage in protest of the death of the late WongoFlomo- a fellow motorcyclist and petty trader in the region.
Meanwhile, the driver of the truck is said to be on the run, after abandoning the vehicle on the road, which caused the police to rush there to provide security. The NewDawnNimba correspondent said, aggrieved cyclists from Ganta and other parts of district#8 had threatened to set ablaze the truck, but Representative Larry P. Younquoi intervened and called on them not to take the law into their hands.
At the same time an unknown pick-up has killed a litter girl in UN-drive community in Saclepea. Little SatarahSaye was sitting with other kids in a porch when the vehicle ran into place, killing her on the spot.
According to eyewitness’ account, the unmarked pick-up was speeding when its driver lost control and crashed into the porch thereby, killing little SatarahSaye.
By Franklin Doloquee, Nimba-Editing by Jonathan Browne